DevOps Engineer

Location: Rockville Region
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Contact: itc.rockville@hirestrategy.com

We are currently hiring for a very exciting opportunity for a DevOps Engineer!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, deploy and maintain internal and production Cloud infrastructure using automated tools and scripts.
  • Automate application builds, deployments and system management tasks using tools like Jenkins, Chef, scripts etc.
  • Leading all technical activities around Cloud offering and internal environments such as enhanced redundancy, disaster recovery, performance and capacity planning, enhancing system monitoring
  • An enthusiastic, self-starter who works in a pro-active manner, providing solutions.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a geographically distributed team.
  • Able to prioritize multiple projects and tasks and to reliably meet deadlines.
  • Able to demonstrate good inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate clearly to peers, vendors, customers, and management. Team player with strong communication and leadership skills


Qualifications:
  • 10 years experience in web application administration for a large corporate web site supporting Cloud environments
  • Strong understanding of web application architectures
  • Experience with automation tools such as Chef, Rundeck, and Jenkins
  • Experience with Git version control software
  • Experience with JEE application servers (Tomcat, Jboss), Oracle Database, Shell, HTTP, and Apache in Linux
  • Experience working with monitoring tools and hardware load balancers (F5) is desired
  • Government Contracting experience is helpful
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or related field is required
  • Must be Azure/AWS Certified


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